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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

New York Presbyterian Hospital - Emergency Medical Service | Evaluated Learning Experience

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS-AHA and AAP)

Location: 
New York Presbyterian Hospital EMS Training Center, 421 East 70th Street, New York, New York.
Length: 
12 hours (2 days).
Dates: 

January 2003 - December 2014.

Learner Outcomes: 
Identify and treat cardiopulmonary arrest and common conditions that may lead to cardiopulmonary arrest in infants and children; perform immediate post resuscitation care.
Instruction: 
Recognition of respiratory failure and shock; prevention of cardiopulmonary arrest; basic life support; bag mask ventilation; advanced airway management; arrhythmia recognition and management; vascular access, fluids, medications.
Credit recommendation: 
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour in Health Science or Physical Education (5/03) (5/08 revalidation). NOTE: The full content of this course is included in the High Risk Neonatal Pediatric Critical Care and Transport Program. If credit has already been awarded to a student for that program, no additional credit is recommendation for Pediatric Advanced Life Support.

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